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A bicycle for a sunny day

A bicycle for a sunny day
27/06/2014

Perhaps this gorgeous bicycle from Luna is the ultimate luxury given the handwoven leather casing, or maybe the perfect bicycle for those of you who only like to cycle on a sunny day, either way we’d happily have one. We first came across it on the Bike Pretty site, and then checked back recently to...

Architecture by bicycle...

Architecture by bicycle…
24/06/2014

This past Saturday we took to the saddle and were led around Kensington and Chelsea by the Festival of the Bicycle.  If you’re familiar with our tours then you’ll know we like to discover new things about the Royal Borough and this tour certainly didn’t disappoint on that front.  This summer’s theme is architecture, and...

North Kensington Family Cycle Ride Teaser

North Kensington Family Cycle Ride Teaser
09/06/2014

George and Victor are getting ready for our next adventure in the North of the borough.   Don’t miss out our next Family Cycle Ride! Get your tickets here.   Location: North Kensington Meeting Point: All Saints Church
, 12 Clydesdale Rd
, W11 Duration: about 2 hours Age group:children 9+ and adults Date and time:Saturday 14...

A ride with Michaux

A ride with Michaux
20/05/2014

The ladies amongst us here at Bikeminded HQ love a handbag as much as the next lady, but what do you do with it when you hop on your bicycle?  Yes there are great bags out there that can be slung across the body but sometimes you have a bit more to lug about.  If...

Bikeminded Film Club

Bikeminded Film Club
22/04/2014

Bikeminded has shown a film on the last Tuesday of every month since January 2014 in the art-deco splendour of the Lecture Theatre at Kensington and Chelsea Central Library. The last screening of the Bikeminded Film Club will be the Argentinean film ‘El Amateur’, which tells the story of a young man’s struggle for legendary...

Bikes and gorillas?

Bikes and gorillas?
17/04/2014

Last week we cycled to Google HQ in Tottenham Court Rd to attend the launch of a documentary film about conservation work of mountain gorillas in Rwanda.   We love films at Bikeminded and you may know this if you took part in our short film completion or came along to the Bikeminded film festival or...

How to bike in the city

How to bike in the city
15/04/2014

Well, not this City, but these lessons from LA are pretty relevant to cycling in London too. We came across this film on the ever entertaining site Bird Wheel and were impressed with the fun but practical tips. The film is made by Grist, who make a whole raft of great films about cycling. The...

Friday Frivolity: Citibike in New York

Friday Frivolity: Citibike in New York
10/04/2014

Most of Kensington and Chelsea is now covered by Boris Bikes and there could be more expansions in the next couple of years. With more stations in our neighbouring boroughs we are seeing more and more journeys by cycle hire bike. We’re therefore interested in all things bike hire, including the recent launch of Citi...